Slow Cooker Apples and Oats is apples with oats and pecans and a bit of cinnamon coconut sugar. Where everything is cooked together with accents of flavor.
Slow Cooker Apples and Oats is the best of both worlds. Heck, it is even the best of about four worlds. It is healthy, a breakfast, a dessert, is quick to throw together and is ready straight out of the crockpot.
The cooking time is so short for this recipe it really works out more for brunch than breakfast. That is kind of how it is everyday at my house anyway. I just can’t get to eating until later in the morning. They say it is better for you to have a breakfast to help with your energy but, I swear, I just get sluggish if I eat right off the bat. I’ve tried and tried but, hey, there is always the weekend. It is fantastic for a weekend breakfast where no one is running out the door – asap. You can easily treat yourself and your family to a special breakfast with Slow Cooker Apples and Oats.
If you’re looking for a simple and delicious breakfast that can sit overnight then you must try Vegan Overnight Oats with Pepitas. That will knock your socks off too.
Let’s talk some more about apples with oats and pecans and a bit of cinnamon coconut sugar for some sweetness. Everything is cooked together with wonderful accents of flavor. I can just smell it. Don’t you love recipes where you can cut up fresh apples and toss them in your mix? Especially when they cook? Shades of apple pie! Can’t argue with that. There are so many hints of autumn in the recipe. Apples and pecans have the holidays written all over them.
Slow Cooker Apples & Oats
- 2 slices apples, peeled and sliced, I like kind of thick
- 1/4 cup old fashioned oats, also called rolled oats
- 1/4 cup dairy-free butter, melted
- 1/8 cup coconut sugar
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon chia seed, optional
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup pecans, chopped
- This serves 2-3 people but it is easily doubled for a family.
- Put all of the ingredients in the slow cooker and stir.
- Turn to high (it must cook on high).
- Cook 2-3 hours.
- Serve hot, warm or cool.
Recipe NotesThis slow cooker recipe will not freeze well. Go ahead and enjoy it now and within the next couple of days.